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KQED Plus: Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Channels 9.2 •  54.1, 25.2 | XFINITY 10 and HD 710

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017
  • 12:00 am
    Speakeasy [#303H] Nick Mason and David Fricke Nick Mason is best known as the drummer of legendary rock band Pink Floyd. He is the only member of Pink Floyd to be featured on every one of their albums and is the only constant member of the band since its formation in 1965. Mason takes the stage opposite David Fricke, senior editor of Rolling Stonemagazine. The pair discuss the early days of Pink Floyd, groupies, space, and the legacy of Pink Floyd. duration 57:43   STEREO TVPG
  • 1:00 am
    Father Brown [#106H] The Bride of Christ Two nuns die of cyanide poisoning, the first in front of Father Brown and the second while Inspector Valentine is investigating the first death. Ill feeling between the nuns, and the bottles of cyanide held at the convent, lead to many a suspect. Sister Boniface, a fan of Agatha Christie, lends a helping hand to Father Brown. duration 48:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:50 am
    Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries [#110H] Death By Miss Adventure Phryne investigates the death of a young female worker in a factory 'accident' and soon learns that the woman's death might not be the misadventure the police think it is. Faced with a wall of secrecy and lies, Phryne sends her trusty maid, Dot, undercover into the factory to investigate. When a second suspicious death occurs, Phryne fights desperately to save one of her closest friends from the gallows. Directed by Daina Reid and guest stars Alison Whyte, Caroline Brazier, Andrew Blackman and Neil Pigot. duration 53:17   STEREO TVPG-V
  • 2:46 am
    Murder Maps [#203H] The Lady Killer As Europe recovered from the damage of WWII, soldiers made their way home from the front line. One man couldn't leave the battlefield behind, and he brought back all the savagery and brutality of the fighting. duration 59:35   STEREO TV14
  • 3:31 am
    Doctor Blake Mysteries [#135H] For Whom The Bell Tolls A man falls from the Ballarat Fire Station bell tower. What appears to be a suicide turns into a murder investigation taking Blake deep into the Regional Fire Association. duration 57:35   STEREO TVPG
  • 4:30 am
    Grantchester Season 3 On Masterpiece [#4725] Season Three - Episode One See why an impossible situation distracts Sidney from his Christmas duties. Then, when a would-be groom is found dead with the wedding rings lodged in his mouth, Geordie is horrified: These are the hallmarks of a years-old unsolved murder. duration 1:24:11   STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • MORNING
  • 6:00 am
    Tavis Smiley [#4301] duration 26:46   STEREO TVRE (Secondary audio: none)
  • 6:30 am
    Power Yoga: Mind and Body [#105] Core-Abs/Back - Version One With Ustrasana, Charlie Chaplin-asana, Fish/Matsyasana and others. duration 26:24   STEREO TVG
  • 7:00 am
    Sit and Be Fit [#1603H] A Treat for Your Feet In this episode Mary Ann is paying special attention for feet, shoulders and hip range of motion using a towel and band. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 7:30 am
    Classical Stretch: The Esmonde Technique [#907H] Weight Loss: Ab & Waist Strengthening (All Standing) duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 8:00 am
    The Jazzy Vegetarian [#601H] Let's Celebrate! Host Laura Theodore prepares a vegan celebratory meal for friends and family, highlighting a satisfying, easy-to-prepare Yummy Pecan, Sunflower Seed, and Zucchini Loaf served with Simple Mushroom Gravy and Red Potato and Cauliflower Mash. Quick Pecan-Date Truffles make a delicious, sweet dessert. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 8:30 am
    Lidia's Kitchen [#401H] Layering Italian Flavors "Alla Parmigiana" is a technique applied in many southern Italian dishes that is all about layering simple bold flavors. In today's episode, Lidia shows the viewers her chicken parmigiana light: a version of chicken parmigiana, a breaded chicken thigh layered with tomato and mozzarella and nestled in a bed of tomato sauce; steamed broccoli and egg salad: a simple steamed broccoli dish dressed with red wine vinegar and hard boiled eggs; and limoncello tiramisu: a real "pick me up" made with lady fingers, mascarpone and limoncello zabaglione. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 am
    Joseph Rosendo's Travelscope [#605H] Northern Ethiopia - Ancient History and Spiritual Present Joseph travels to Northern Ethiopia to uncover its ancient history and discover its spiritual present thorough cultural adventures, myths and legends. His path takes him from the monasteries of Lake Tana, the largest lake in Ethiopia, to the castles of King Fasiladas in Gondar, to the stelaes of Axum and the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela. There are World Heritage sites and surprises galore as Joseph traces the lineage of Ethiopia's kings back to the days of Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. In the ancient town of Axum he stands at the threshold of the chapel where Ethiopians believe the Ark of Covenant is housed. In Lalibela he prays with a pilgrim before visiting a local school that is being supported by children in the United States. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 9:30 am
    Destination Craft with Jim West [#109H] Canada Jim West ravels to Vancouver, Canada where master artisans teach totem pole carving, painting on canvas, traditional soapstone carving, and how to prepare the perfect Canadian salmon with a master chef. Jim creates a traditional native Indian drum, crafts the perfect maple syrup candy, and is tattooed for the first time. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 am
    Finding Your Roots [#405H] Immigrant Nation Actors Scarlett Johansson, Paul Rudd and John Turturro, all with immigrant parents, gain greater understanding of the unique challenges their ancestors faced by way of prejudice and poverty at home and abroad. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 11:00 am
    MotorWeek [#3715H] duration 26:46   SRND51 TVG
  • 11:30 am
    American Woodshop [#2401H] Shaker Inspired Spindle Bench Turning for Beginners - Very Affordable! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • AFTERNOON
  • 12:00 pm
    Father Brown [#106H] The Bride of Christ Two nuns die of cyanide poisoning, the first in front of Father Brown and the second while Inspector Valentine is investigating the first death. Ill feeling between the nuns, and the bottles of cyanide held at the convent, lead to many a suspect. Sister Boniface, a fan of Agatha Christie, lends a helping hand to Father Brown. duration 48:46   STEREO TVRE
  • 1:00 pm
    Check, Please! Bay Area [#1217H] Rusty's Southern, Jupiter, Glen Ellen Star Southern hospitality is not all that is offered on the menu at tucked away Rusty's Southern in San Francisco's Tenderloin. Neither is it just pizza and beer served up around the fire-pit at Jupiter in Berkeley. But we continue within the galaxy to the elegant wood-fired dishes at culinary comet Glen Ellen Star in Sonoma County's Glen Ellen. duration 25:49   STEREO TVG
  • 1:30 pm
    Hubert Keller: Secrets of a Chef [#502H] Seafood Extravaganza Chef Keller demystifies the secrets of cooking octopus to get tender, delicious results. Then it's healthy all around with poached salt cod and an egg-free mayonnaise made with oysters. Grilled Octopus in Oregano Vinaigrette with Orecchiette Pasta and Nudja, Poached Salt Cod with Oyster Mayonnaise and Roasted Cauliflower & Instant Raspberry Sorbet. duration 26:00   STEREO TVG
  • 2:00 pm
    Essential Pepin [#120H] Souper Soups for Supper Tomato Chowder With Mollet Eggs; Black Bean Soup With Bananas; Garlic Soup; Onion Soup Lyonnaise-Style; Consomme. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 2:30 pm
    Martha Bakes [#801H] Updated Classics Sometimes it's hard to believe you can actually improve upon your favorite desserts but Martha proves you can. On today's show, Martha teaches us how to replace the usual ingredients with more wholesome substitutes in three updated classics: luscious rhubarb and raspberry rye crisps, as trendy as they are delicious, flaky buttermilk barley biscuits, and a lofty spelt layer cake lightened with whipped cream and berries. Recipes that are sure to become family favorites! duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 3:00 pm
    Antiques Roadshow [#1817H] Richmond, Hour Two AR stops in Virginia's capital city, where host Mark L.Walberg attempts to stump appraiser Sebastian Clarke on Federal-era materials at the Wilton House Museum. Highlights include a 1765 Thomas Pitts silver epergne that was previously used to hold flowers instead of desserts and is now valued at $15,000 to $50,000; a Leveille-Rousseau perfume bottle, ca. 1890, bought at a Virginia flea market for around $20 and now appraised at between $6000 and $8000; and a Tiffany & Co. brooch, ca. 1937, found in the spare-button envelope of a dry cleaning business and valued at $65,000. duration 56:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:00 pm
    Growing A Greener World [#801H] A Year in the Life of the Garden Farm, Part I (Atlanta, GA) Over the years, viewers have always enjoyed getting specific ideas and tips about whatever is growing at the moment on the gardening set of Growing a Greener World. In this episode, we document the first part of a two-part series covering an entire year in the life of the Garden Farm. From prepping the beds and planting the crops to dealing with potential pests and diseases and whatever else Mother Nature throws at us, you'll see it all: the good, the bad, the challenges, and the successes. All the while, we'll weave in teachable moments, practical tips, and simple projects. Joe Lamp'l, our own horticultural expert and gardener in residence, will bring you behind the scenes for the reality of the spring and summer seasons in the GGW garden like you've never seen before. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 4:30 pm
    Fit 2 Stitch [#501H] The Technology of Sewing and How It Has Evolved The sewing world is cutting edge, and if you don't believe it, just tune in! This episode gives the viewer an overview of how sewing's main tools have been updated to meet the needs of today's demanding sewers. From thread, to scissors to sewing machines that communicate with smart phones, host Peggy Sagers explains how technology has moved the sewing world forward and expanded the creative palette for individual sewers. She also interviews industry experts on buttons, who will show the wide range of design possibilities available today with custom, handmade buttons, as well as those created at home with a computer and 3D printer. duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 5:00 pm
    Odd Squad [#210] Night Shift/Put Me In Coach Night Shift - The agents discover things are very different at Odd Squad at night. Curriculum: Mapping; Using Coordinates. Put Me In Coach - Coach O determines which agents get to visit the unicorns in Cloud Town. Curriculum: Measurement; Using a pan balance to measure relative weight. duration 28:55   SRND51 TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 5:30 pm
    Arthur [#606] Citizen Frensky/D.W.'s Backpack Mishap * Citizen Frensky - After visiting The Elwood City Times, Francine decides to start her own paper-The Frensky Star! The tabloid, complete with embarrassing photos and sensationalized headlines, is a smashing success... until all her friends stop speaking to her.
    * D.W.'s Backpack Mishap - Somebody stole D.W.'s backpack!! Who is this fluffy unicorn thief... this Mary Moo Cow-napper? In the backpack left behind, D.W. finds clues in an assortment of exotic objects. Could the backpack thief be even more sinister than she imagined-or just well traveled?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • EVENING
  • 6:00 pm
    Arthur [#607] The Boy with His Head in the Clouds/More! * The Boy with His Head in the Clouds - All the kids know that George is smart-so why does he sometimes have trouble reading and writing? With a little help from others with dyslexia like Principal Haney... and Leonardo Di Vinci!... George and the gang discover that learning happens in all different ways.
    * More! - D.W. is thrilled to be getting an allowance. At last, she'll be rich and powerful! When she learns that Emily and the Tibbles have been already getting theirs for... well... years, D.W. is devastated. How can she remain friends with them if they have more money than she does?
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 6:30 pm
    Martha Speaks [#211H] Martha's Life In Crime, Part 1 & 2 * Martha's Life in Crime, Part 1 - Martha tells the story of her puppy days in the animal shelter and her excitement of finding a family. But it turns out that Helen wasn't the first person who adopted Martha. Vocabulary: (E) autobiography, possib(le)(ilities), yearn(ed), promis(e)(ing), narrate(d), flashback (I) tell(ing), back then, now, recall, before.
    * Martha's Life in Crime, Part 2 -Puppy Martha's new owner turns out to have unsavory plans for her. Can Martha turn the tables on the bumbling crooks and still find a family? Vocabulary: (E) reminiscing, background, aspire(d)(ations), sequence (I) time, past, wish(ed), happened, when.
    duration 28:46   STEREO TVY (Secondary audio: DVI)
  • 7:00 pm
    Secrets of the Six Wives [#102H] Beheaded, Died Henry breaks with the Roman Church to marry Anne, but as Worsley notes, he grows tired of her and falls for Jane Seymour. Anne's fate is sealed; she is executed and Henry immediately marries Jane, who dies soon after she gives birth to a son. duration 56:46   STEREO TVPG
  • 8:00 pm
    British Antiques Roadshow [#3716H] Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral 2 The Antiques Roadshow makes a return visit to Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, where fascinating finds include a miniature piano with a secret, a sketch by LS Lowry and a mysterious chest found bricked up in the crypt. duration 58:12   STEREO TVG
  • 9:00 pm
    Dickensian [#102H] Word is out about the murder and the local community speculate and gossip about who the villain might be. Scrooge, Marley's partner, refuses to indulge Fanny in her love of gruesome detail. He is becoming suspicious that Edward Barbary can't pay his debts, but coughs up more money to Arthur Havisham when he realises he has shares in the Brewery. duration 57:11   STEREO TVG
  • 10:00 pm
    Jewel in the Crown [#110] An Evening at the Maharanee's Bombay, 5 August, 1945. A young English Intelligence officer, Guy Perron, witnesses the interrogation of a returning Indian prisoner of war suspected of collaborating with the INA in Germany. The interrogating officer is Major Merrick. Afterwards he questions Perron, and discovers the young man was educated at the same school as Hari Kumar. Also present at the interrogation is Captain Purvis, alcoholic and suicidally depressed. He sends Perron with a bottle of rare Scotch whisky to attend a party at the flat of a beautiful Maharanee, with order to report back on any careless talk about the fleet which is assembling off-shore for the invasion of Malaysia.
    At the party he finds Sarah Layton, who has come to Bombay to welcome her father home, and also Count Bronowsky and young Ahmed Kasim. Sarah is escorted by Ronald Merrick. Perron and Merrick discover that Purvis has attempted suicide. They get him to hospital. Sarah, who is staying with her uncle and aunt in the same block of flats as Purvis, invites Perron for a meal. There Perron meets Colonel Layton for the first time. The colonel has clearly suffered as a prisoner-of-war, and he is also concerned about one of his men, who has been accused of treachery. Merrick has resolved that Perron shall join him in his task of rooting out INA suspects. Perron, who dislikes and distrusts him, has other ideas.
    duration 52:30   TV14
  • 11:00 pm
    Globe Trekker [#1619H] Tough Trains: Bolivia Since the 1860s, Bolivia has lost land to all its surrounding countries, leaving it landlocked and without vital access to coastal ports. As compensation, both Chile and Brazil agreed to build railways from Bolivia to their coasts, but they have not received proper investment since. Zay Harding travels along these railways from the Brazilian Pantanal to the Chilean coast. The first stop is Bolivia's agricultural heartland of Santa Cruz, followed by the constitutional capital of Sucre. Zay then heads to Potosi, where he turns his hand to being a miner for the day, followed by a journey to Uyuni, where he visits the Salar de Uyuni - a salt flat rich in both salt and lithium. Zay heads to Bolivia's administrative capital, La Paz, before concluding his trip at the Pacific coast. duration 57:27   STEREO TVPG
  • 12:00 am
    This American Land [#603H] * A rugged mountain range in southern Arizona provides a home for a major military base and communities that value the lifestyle and magical beauty of the landscape.
    * Bobwhite quail suffer serious decline in Kentucky, where native grasses have been replaced by exotics for cattle pastures and conservationists try to reverse the damage.
    * Private landowners in Arkansas manage their forests to supply a growing market for sustainable wood products.
    * Once reviled and exterminated, wolves in Yellowstone National Park are now widely recognized as essential to a balanced ecosystem.
    duration 26:46   STEREO TVG
  • 12:30 am
    Today's Wild West [#103H] Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive Livng the dream on a cattle drive, through picturesque Nevada, with the Reno Rodeo Cattle Drive; ride a covered wagon with the Cattle Drive Wagon Train; Plus Western singer-songwriter Dave Stamey. duration 26:49   STEREO TVG
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